Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India

by Chaitanya Sambrani (Editor)

Paperback, 2005



Call number



Philip Wilson Publishers


This book presents a decade-long perspective on contemporary visual practices in India, with stunning visuals and insightful essays by leading intellectuals in the field. Edge of Desire questions cultural structures that segregates visual practices, making a case for a polycentric aesthetic and presenting a new contribution from the Indian subcontinent to the debate on the nature and purpose of art practices and art histories. At the same time, it offers a visually exciting and intellectually stimulating array of new art from India generated through an intermingling of influences and traditions. (This book has been published in conjunction with the exhibition Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India, organized by the Asia Society Museum and the Art Gallery of Western Australia.)… (more)



0878481001 / 9780878481002
Page: 0.1818 seconds